Alexa can now directly start Netflix content on the Amazon Fire TV

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Amazon added the ability for Alexa to start playing content on the Fire TV over a year ago, but it has been limited to movies and shows from Amazon Video….

Another minor software update is rolling out to the Amazon Fire TV 3

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Less than a week after the previous update, another new software update is currently rolling out to the Amazon Fire TV 3. This update carries the same 6.2.1.0 software version,…

New code-based login system will help bring Amazon’s Alexa to even more devices

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Amazon has introduced a new simpler way for third-party Alexa device manufacturers to allow users to link those devices with their Amazon accounts. The new system, called Code-Based Linking, allows…

Amazon reportedly cancels plans to offer a cable TV service

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Sling TV popularized the “skinny bundle” of cable networks when it launched in 2015 and numerous services, such as PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, Hulu TV, and YouTube TV, have followed…

App Deal: R-Type I and II games down from $1.99 to $0.99

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The games R-TYPE and R-TYPE II have both just gone on sale for $0.99 each. This is the first time either of these games has ever been less than their…

Kodi addon developers quit after coordinated legal threats from Hollywood Studios

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Popular piracy-linked Kodi repositories and addons Colossus, Covenant, Ares Wizard, URLResolver, and MetaHandler have been taken down or abandoned by their developers as a result of what appears to be…

Get $50 off any Echo device for starting a one-year Audible membership

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Audible just started a new promotion where you will receive $50 off any Echo when you start a one-year membership. The one-year membership gives you 12 credits that can be…

Sports Illustrated TV to launch tomorrow exclusively on Amazon Channels

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A new streaming service from Sports Illustrated called SI TV will be launching on November 16th exclusively on Amazon Channels. The service will cost $4.99 per month after a 7-day…

Amazon Echos, Alexa, and Prime Music launch in Canda

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About a week after adding Japan as the fifth country to receive Alexa and Echo devices, Amazon has now launched their voice assistant and smart speakers in Canada. In addition…

Amazon Prime Members will receive discounts on turkeys at Whole Foods

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When Amazon acquired Whole Foods Market earlier this year, they immediately lowered prices on several common items to attract customers. Now they’re doing it again for common Thanksgiving groceries but…